American killed in deadly Mali hotel attack identified as Anita Datar

A U.S. citizen was among 21 people killed in an hours-long terrorist attack Friday on the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital, officials said.

Anita Datar worked as a senior manager of field programs for Palladium International Development, a company that focuses on encouraging development in some of the world’s most volatile areas, according to the firm’s website.

“We are devastated that Anita is gone,” her family said in the statement. “It’s unbelievable to us that she has been killed in this senseless act of violence and terrorism.”

“This barbarity only stiffens our reesolve to meet this challenge,” Obama said. “We will stand with the people of Mali.

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